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Crested Butte
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 SW20
30 SSW30
20 SSW20
20 SSE20
10 SSW10
5 NNW5
20 WNW20
30 W30
10 SW10
35 SW35
50 SSW50
25 SSW25
40 SSW40
25 WSW25
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
20 SW20
10 SSE10
some clouds light snow some clouds snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - 2 4 9 2 5 2 - - 6 - 1 - - - -
High °C
-1 -1 -3 -4 -5 -8 -7 -6 -7 -4 -2 -5 -5 -4 -6 0 2 0
Low °C
-4 -1 -6 -5 -6 -11 -8 -6 -9 -6 -2 -6 -5 -5 -7 -3 2 -1
Chill °C
-7 -8 -10 -11 -9 -8 -15 -14 -13 -13 -11 -11 -14 -11 -11 -5 -3 -3
Freezing level m
3100 3500 3050 3050 3100 2250 2450 2950 2500 2650 3400 3000 2900 3100 2650 3300 4000 3650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-1-3-4-5-8-7-6-7-4-2-5-5-4-602035221-3-20-213001-1575
Sunrise
5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - -
Sunset
- 8:15 - - 8:16 - - 8:17 - - 8:19 - - 8:20 - - 8:21 -

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Crested Butte is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Mon night).

Crested Butte Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Crested Butte at the specific elevation of 3707 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Crested Butte. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Colorado.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Mt. Crested Butte
3 km NW
2926m alt.
41 minutes ago
-4° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 49).
Gunnison
37 km S
2352m alt.
2 hours ago
-1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 357).
Aspen Airport
39 km N
2354m alt.
58 minutes ago
2.8° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
16 km
Low: few
Gunnison Airport
41 km S
2339m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 10).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Pitkin
48 km SE
2826m alt.
45 minutes ago
-1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 178).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Crested Butte and within an acceptable time window.